Can Groundhogs Really Predict the Arr...

Can Groundhogs Really Predict the Arrival of Spring?

There are 8 comments on the story from Feb 26, 2008, titled Can Groundhogs Really Predict the Arrival of Spring?. In it, reports that:

“The colder it is, the longer the hibernation; the warmer it is, the less they hibernate.”

"As I look around me, a bright sky I see, and a shadow beside me ... Six more weeks of winter it will be," predicted Punxsutawney Phil, with the help of human translators, this Feb. via

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Birmingham, AL

#1 Feb 28, 2008
"Smith Lake Jake" the worlds 2nd most famous groundhog, also saw his shadow, and Smith Lake Jake even predicted that Alabama would see some snow flakes before spring arrives.Smith Lake Jake is Alabama's hat wearing groundhog,and he even predicts for the American Idols.He does a television show with the Birmingham Suzuki man, and he predicts every groundhog's day for Alabama. You can see a picture of him under smith lake living, scroll down to the right of the page, he is nearly always wearing a cute little hat. Or you can go under, " smith lake jake", and read all about him. He has a web page also, I pulled it up under, "Vote for Punxsutawney Phil". where the groundhogs have been elected to run for president of the United States, and the last time I looked, Smith Lake Jake was in the lead. cute article! check it out!!

“God loves to heal people”

Since: Nov 07

Oxford, UK

#2 Mar 3, 2008
Hee hee, the USA would be in safer hands if the Groundhogs stood for election!

Perhaps Tufty the Squirrel could stand for election in the UK? We've all had enough of these morons who are running the show so far.


Since: Mar 08


#3 Mar 3, 2008
I think the groundhog tradition is just for fun, and of course, on February 2 there's always going to be a good six weeks of Winter type weather left, but I look forward to seeing the prediction.

Birmingham, AL

#4 Mar 20, 2008
Smith Lake Jake is the worlds second most famous groundhog, and I read where he is being written in to run for president. He's got my vote ! Oh I came across his website for those who want to see a picture of Smith Lake Jake. and believe it or not , he is rideing a machenical bull.----

Since: Jun 08

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#5 Oct 13, 2008

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#6 Oct 13, 2008
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Birmingham, AL

#7 Oct 27, 2009
Smith Lake Jake really can predict the arival of Spring.I watch him every year predict, and he is always right. And he is so very cute with his little hat on his head.
No No Obama

Boise, ID

#8 Oct 27, 2009
anal probes can predict things, too.

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